In a televised address to the nation, delivered on March 23, 1983, President Reagan announced his vision of a world safe from nuclear threat. His Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), later dubbed "Star Wars" by the press, is an idea that remains controversial to this day.
Here are the final two minutes of that speech.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.